Presentations : European Social Partners Seminar - Tackling the gender pay gap and promoting childcare

12 June 2018 09:00-17:00
Boulevard du Roi Albert II, 5
1210 Brussels

Event details

11:00 – 11:30                Coffee break

13:00 – 14:00                Lunch

16:00 – 16:30                Coffee break

Brussels, 25 May 2018

  • To the Members of the Women's Committee
  • To the Members of the SDC Committee
  • For information to all ETUC Member Organisations


Dear Sir, Madam,

The European social partners[1] would like to invite you to invite you to participate in the joint seminar:

“Tackling the gender pay gap and promoting childcare”

The conference will take place on the 12 June 2018 in Brussels at the Auditorium of the International Trade Union House, Boulevard Roi Albert II, 5, B-1210.

The objective of this seminar is to organise an exchange of national social partners practices and existing legislation promoting the principle of equal pay between women and men, facilitating childcare and investment in infrastructures, and discussing between social partners possible ways forward on these issues. 

A draft agenda of the event is attached to this invitation.

Practical details:

We foresee the participation of a balanced number of (30) trade union and (30) employers’ representatives.

The working languages will be English, German, French and Italian.

The ETUC is in charge of the practical organisation of this event on behalf of all European social partners.

Travel and accommodation expenses will be reimbursed after the event, please read carefully the instructions.

Registration procedure

>> Step 1: Complete the online registration by 1 June:


If you have any questions or experience difficulties, do not hesitate to contact Ms Inès Derousselle by email ([email protected])  or by phone (Tel. +32 2 2240 531)

>> Step 2: Once you receive confirmation from us, book your hotel room individually at one of the hotels mentioned in the attached list of hotels.

Regardless of the hotel room which you choose, the maximum rate which can be reimbursed is €140 per night, for a maximum of 1 night. Accommodation costs will be refunded after the event upon receipt of an invoice and a completed reimbursement.

Should you require any further clarification about the event, please do not hesitate to contact your European social partner organisation: 

ETUC contact person

Ms. Cinzia Sechi
Email: [email protected]
Tel: +32 2 22 40 468

BusinessEurope contact person

Mr. Guillaume Cravero
Email: [email protected]
Tel: +32 2 237 65 92

CEEP contact person

Mr. Guillaume Afellat
Email: [email protected]
Tel: +32 2 229 21 54

UEAPME contact person

Mr. Arnold de Boer
Email: [email protected]
Tel: + 32 2 285 07 21

Yours faithfully,


For BusinessEurope



Montserrat MIR



Guillaume AFELLAT



[1] BusinessEurope, UEAPME, CEEP, ETUC - Eurocadres/CEC Liaison Committee